Definition of Heartbreak

1. Noun. Intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death).

Exact synonyms: Brokenheartedness, Grief, Heartache
Generic synonyms: Sorrow
Specialized synonyms: Dolor, Dolour
Derivative terms: Brokenhearted



Definition of Heartbreak

1. n. Crushing sorrow or grief; a yielding to such grief.

Definition of Heartbreak

1. Noun. overwhelming mental anguish or grief, especially that caused by loss or disappointment ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heartbreak

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Heartbreak

1. Crushing sorrow or grief; a yielding to such grief. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heartbreak

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Literary usage of Heartbreak

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1921)
"Settings for Acts I and II of Shaw's heartbreak House, designed by Lee Simonson for the ... Scene from Act III of heartbreak House. Setting by Lee Simonson. ..."

2. The Poetic New World by Lucy H. Humphrey (1910)
"heartbreak Hill ^> ^> <^ <^> -o, -o (Ipswich) TN Ipswich town, not far from the sea, •*• Rises a hill which the people call heartbreak Hill, and its history ..."

3. A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore in Prose and Poetry. Illustrated by Samuel Adams Drake (1884)
"heartbreak HILL. rI TURNING away from the town through unfrequented by- -L lanes, all green and spotted with daisies, let us ascend heartbreak Hill in the ..."

4. Dictionary of Contemporary Quotations (English) by Helena Swan (1904)
"ERIC MACKAY, A Lover's Litanies, etc., Fifth Litany, Salve Regina, O the heartbreak come of love deferred, O the heartbreak come of longing love, ..."

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